Property and real estate

Deakin's Property and Real Estate courses provide knowledge and skills for a range of professional roles in the property industry. They have been designed in close consultation with employers and industry bodies. Deakin offers Australia's only property degree with Certified Practising Valuer accreditation, delivered in campus and cloud (online) modes over three trimesters a year, allowing you to qualify and start your career sooner.

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Gino Giacobbe
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate 2012
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A career you can build on

Start investing in your property career with a Deakin Bachelor of Property and Real Estate. Well regarded by industry, the course is professionally accredited by the Australian Property Institute (API) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

The course offers core streams in property development, valuation and property market analysis with supporting units comprising business law, accounting, economic principles, and marketing.  You will gain knowledge and skills in all facets of the real estate market, with specialisations in sustainability, business or built environment disciplines, and be eligible on graduation for registration as a Certified Practising Valuer (CPV).

If you're considering Property and Real Estate,  consider doubling up with Commerce or Law to give yourself a powerful combination and a career edge.

Graduate Diploma of Property

Deakin's Graduate Diploma of Property is fully offered via cloud (online), previously known as off-campus study. This flexible delivery means you can study at your own pace, and in your own time. The course is ideally suited to graduates with degrees in commerce, management or law disciplines wishing to move into property.  It also suits graduates looking to broaden a career in the built environment such as architects, surveyors and construction managers.  Those with extensive relevant industry experience may be eligible.

The course is accredited by the Australian Property Institute (API), and covers the following areas:

  • Property and Real Estate Context
  • Rating and Statutory Valuation
  • Sustainable Construction Studies
  • Investment Valuation
  • Property and Real Estate Law and Practice
  • Management of Real Estate
  • Property Development
  • Property and Real Estate Valuation

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Leigh Burns
Graduate Diploma of Property, 2013
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You can also take property and real estate as a postgraduate specialisation in the Deakin MBA.
This will be relevant for graduates of this course who are seeking to study an MBA.

Please note: Course lengths may vary in response to requirements under the Australian Qualifications Framework. Applicants should refer to the handbook for the latest information.

Undergraduate (Bachelor) degrees
Bachelor of Management Course information for: Local Students
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate (Honours) Course information for: Local Students International Students
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate Course information for: Local Students International Students
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Commerce Course information for: Local Students International Students
Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Laws Course information for: Local Students International Students
Postgraduate degrees
Graduate Diploma of Property Course information for: Local Students International Students
Master of Business Administration Course information for: Local Students International Students

Why study at Deakin?

Leading Victoria in property education

The property course at Deakin University is globally recognised with students located throughout many different countries.  In alignment with Deakin's 'worldly' philosophy this internationally recognised course is focused on the highest quality property education ensuring graduates are the employer's choice.

Teaching excellence

Our courses have been designed in close consultation with employers and industry bodies. Students benefit from close links to the property industry and are kept abreast of the latest changes affecting all facets of the property market.

Deakin is committed to innovation in course design and delivery, offering teaching excellence and an outstanding level of support to students.



Career opportunities for graduates

During your degree, you'll cover all aspects of property and real estate. With an extensive understanding of the industry, you'll be well equipped to pursue roles including:

  • property developer
  • valuer
  • financier
  • leasing agent
  • property advisor
  • land economist
  • funds manager
  • property sales and acquisitions
  • market research analyst
  • sustainability consultant
  • property and asset manager


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